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VOLUME 12, ISSUE 5

12 Business/Finance
A conversation with Greg Flynn,
Ashfield Healthcare US

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LogiPharma meeting highlights digital
transformation

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16 Therapy Focus
Drug development in rare diseases

18 Market Access
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Is the opioid crisis a national emergency?
Commission issues interim report with numerous
calls to action, while manufacturers and distributors
contend with multiple DEA penalties
SIDEBAR: Five ways to reinforce an SOM program

20 Cold Chain 2017 Directory

4 Editorial

2017 Cold Chain Outlook
"Cold chain" now means cryogenic and ambient
shipping, as well as the traditional 2-8° range

It's time for an industry guideline on patient
support services

6 Op-Ed

28 Clinical Operations

New approaches to specialty distribution
A direct-distribution model could save expense for
payers and patients while providing better service
Change is a constant for sales incentive planning

29 Information Technology

8 Top News
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The power of strategic data standardization
Global efforts to collect clinical data in a more
standardized form will lead to more research
innovation

The under-regulated world of patient services
ODA-designation application to approval in
19 days for Curtana Pharmaceuticals
EMA entertains relocation bids, readies a businesscontinuity plan
Post-approval trials of new drugs are showing limited
clinical value
Mylan finalizes a DoJ settlement over EpiPen
pricing
CVS readies a set of outcomes-based contracts
for its clients
HDA's fourth international conference heads to
Geneva

MDM's growing role in running healthcare
businesses
The pharma industry has a growing number of
dependencies on reliable master data
SIDEBAR: Patient data saves lives
SIDEBAR: European transparency reporting

32 Legal & Regulatory
Clearing the path by understanding the obstacles:
The 2017 Sharing Conference
The Sharing Conference returns to Baltimore in 2017

35 Meetings

'Right to try' programs see renewed legislative
attention

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